Shopping Gift & Collectibles

Brill's Penrose Flowers

Sterling, IL - Whiteside County
Home / What to Do / Shopping / Gift & Collectibles / Brill’s Penrose Flowers

Address:

  • 26488 Penrose Rd
  • Sterling, IL, 61081
Get Directions

Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm

Details

Brill’s Penrose Flowers is a you-pick flower farm in northwest Whiteside County, just north of Sterling, IL–a half mile west of State Route 40.

Visitors are welcome to stroll through the gardens and pick flowers at their leisure. Everyone is provided with a container of water in which to carry the flowers home and a pair of scissors to return before leaving.

Open seasonally

Since the property is all outdoors (no greenhouse), Brill’s is open from Mid-May to early June and closes after frost, from late September to October.

Hours during the season
Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

How My You-Pick Flower Garden Works

  • Drive to the garden.
  • Pick up a container filled with water for your flower bouquet(s) and a pair of scissors.
  • Wander between the beds and pick flowers that are blooming and carefully place them in your container.
  • Before leaving return the scissors and pay for your bouquet(s). You keep the container and bring it when you return for more flowers.
  • Go home and enjoy arranging your flowers.

What can you do while in the garden

  • Enjoy picking flowers
  • Bring your lunch and sit at a table to enjoy the scenery, birds, butterflies, and sounds of the country.
  • Bring your friends and visit while you wander through the garden.
  • Play a game of tetherball.
  • Enjoy time in the sandbox with your little one.
  • Have your meeting in the garden instead of the conference room.

Cost

$10 per container of flowers (container goes home with you)

Get ready to ๐ŸŽธ Rock out at #TheHairBandNight concert at @TLPlayhouse Oct. 7! Relive the epic vibes & wild hairdos from the golden era of rock ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿ”ฅ #HairBandConcert #RockNRollNostalgia ๐Ÿ‘‰ This is a one-night only event. Get tix info at our bio link under EVENTS.
Be ๐Ÿ‘ธ ๐Ÿ‘‘ king or queen for the day on October ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ weekends at @HavencrestCastle in #SavannaIL! First tour is Oct. 1! Go to link in bio under EVENTS for details.
@AutumnOnParade ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ in #OregonIL is almost here! This event started with just 7 vendor booths in 1970 and is now averaging 180! Oct. 7-8. ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐—œ๐—ก๐—™๐—ข at link in bio, under EVENTS.
Hey everyone! ๐ŸŒถ๏ธ Get to the ๐—จ๐—น๐˜๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ด๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐—ฏ & ๐—–๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ผ๐—ณ๐—ณ in #DixonIL on Sept. 24. Delicious ribs, mouthwatering chili, & a whole lot of fun at the Beanblossom parking lot! See you there! ๐ŸŽ‰
๐Ÿ‘ป ๐—›๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—›๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—›๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐Ÿ˜ฑ is ratcheting up for the #Halloween season. The 1st night is 9/22 thru most of Oct!! Load up the car & head to #RockFallsIL. For DETAILS go to link in bio, under EVENTS.
View distant wonders in the night skies at the The J. Weiskopf Observatory located within the @ByronForestPreserve. The ๐—ฃ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฆ๐—ธ๐˜†๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด event happens every Sat. year round! ๐Ÿ‘‰ Next one up is 9/16.
๐ŸŽญ Experience the enchanting world of #BlitheSpirit ๐Ÿ‘ป at @DixonStageLeft. This delightful comedy is a rib-tickler! Bring a group of buddies. Get your tickets now! ๐Ÿ‘‰  Sept. 22-Oct. 7 weekends. Info at bio link under EVENTS.
Did you hear the buzz ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ about the very 1st ๐Ÿฏ ๐—›๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜† ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—™๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—น in #ByronIL? It's Sept. 17 by @ByronForestPreserve. SWEET! Details at link in bio under EVENTS.

VISITOR GUIDE

Request a free copy or view our latest guide online.

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Ideas and resources to help plan your next real getaway in NW Illinois.